Plo"ce (?), n. [L., fr. Gr. complication, fr. to entwine.] Rhet.

A figure in which a word is separated or repeated by way of emphasis, so as not only to signify the individual thing denoted by it, but also its peculiar attribute or quality; as, "His wife's a wife indeed."



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